April 19, 2024
Opening Day began – and ended – sweetly for the Padres. Picture credit score: @PetcoPark through X

The Padres received their dwelling opener in comeback model Thursday, scoring 4 runs within the seventh towards the Giants at Petco Park.

The 6-4 victory is their second of the 12 months – the Friars started their season in South Korea per week in the past, splitting a quick two-game sequence with the Dodgers.

It was the San Diego debut for brand new supervisor Mike Shildt, whereas San Francisco’s new skipper Bob Melvin – the person in command of the Padres dugout the final two seasons – made his first Petco look since shifting on.

The seventh inning was key, with the Giants taking a 3-2 lead within the prime of the inning off Jhony Brito, the Padres third pitcher of the day. However the Friars answered shortly within the backside of the inning after Big starter Logan Webb departed.

Reliever Luke Jackson gave up two fast singles, to Luis Campusano and Tyler Wade, whose stolen base led to an error that allowed Campusano to attain. A single by Xander Bogaerts introduced in Wade to provide the Padres a 4-3 lead and Jake Cronenworth drove in two extra runs with a line-drive double.

Yu Darvish went 5 innings, giving up 5 hits and one run. Yuki Matsui, who adopted Brito, bought the win, his first as a Padre, and Robert Suarez the save. Jackson, who left the sport with again tightness, took the loss.

The crew additionally continued to salute late proprietor and chairman Peter Seidler, who died in November. A big coronary heart together with his initials was carved into the centerfield grass, much like the patch gamers have on their uniforms. As well as, the guts is now displayed at Petco on the wall in entrance of the press field.

“He’s going to be with us in spirit and in reminiscence …:” Shildt informed MLB.com. “He’ll be in our hearts all season.”

Joe Musgrove takes the mound at 6:40 p.m. Friday within the second recreation of the four-game set, although the wet weekend forecast might play havoc with the video games scheduled for Saturday and Sunday.